January 19, 2007
January 19, 2007 - The stand-alone legislation allowing more foreign agricultural workers to come to the United States was introduced in the U.S. Senate and in the U.S. House of Representatives this week. The AgJOBS bill number in the Senate is S.340 and the House number remains H.R.371.
The AgJOBS legislation includes the H2A program with codification of provisions for sheepherders as supported by the American Sheep Industry Association. Staff contact: Peter Orwick, ext. 33